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1980 Ford Mustang Overview
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The 1980 Ford Mustang Cobra did not look much different than its predecessor, but it had lost something under the hood. To comply with new CAFE standards, the 302-ci V8 was reduced to 255-ci, losing 15 horses, giving the car only 119 horsepower.
Unlike the engine of the base model, the SVO-McLaren Turbo Mustang had a small yet powerful engine. Only a 2.3-liter 4-cylinder, the turbocharge pushed the psi from 5 to 11, giving it approximately 175 horsepower with the turbo. Unfortunately for some, the power in the engine combined with the bright orange-yellow color of the car invited many state troopers to seem to want a closer look, doling out many speeding tickets.
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Ford Mustang Questions
2.3 Ford Mustang --crank Wont Start
I have a January 1980 Ford Mustang 2.3 non turbo, we were driving, stopped at a stop sign, turned the corner and it shut off, now it wont start will just crank, we have replaced the following: cap, ro...
Can You Tell Me The Value To My 1980 Mustang
The body needs work, it has many dings, scratches, a broken rear left light, a couple of small dents & someone painted a black handlebar type mustache, about 2 feet long, one on the front hood & one o...
Need A Mixture Control Solenoid For A 1980 Ford Mustang Lx.
I need a mixture control solenoid for a 1980 Ford Mustang LX. Not sure if that is exactly what the part is called (see pics below). It's a discontinued part; having trouble finding it through various ...
I have an 1980 convertable. Its rare I know, whats it worth?
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